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Table 1 Clinical characteristics in the IMT normal group and the IMT thickening group

From: Evaluation of spatial distribution and characterization of wall shear stress in carotid sinus based on two-dimensional color Doppler imaging

Variable The IMT normal group, n = 100 The IMT thickening group, n = 50 P value
Age (years) 55.68 ± 13.46 69.12 ± 11.62 0.951
Sex (male/female) 44/56 28/22 0.166
Height (cm) 170.47 ± 6.32 173.25 ± 7.11 0.084
Weight (kg) 65.32 ± 15.87 70.39 ± 16.45 0.072
Heart rate (bpm) 73.25 ± 7.14 68.58 ± 6.22 0.545
Hypertension (yes/no) 32/68 42/8 0.000*
CHD (yes/no) 14/86 32/28 0.000*
Diabetes (yes/no) 4/96 12/38 0.000*
Hyperlipidemia (yes/no) 5/95 18/32 0.000*
Smoking (yes/no) 22/78 24/26 0.001*
  1. CHD coronary heart disease
  2. * P < 0.05